Spanish semester program communication and culture - CSIdiomas

Spanish: Semester communication and culture courses

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Semester courses in Spanish and in English for overseas students

Spanish courses aimed at students who want to improve their communicative proficiency and their cultural knowledge of Spain, and English courses for those who have not yet reached the level of proficiency in Spanish required to take a course in Spanish.

In addition, these can be combined with intensive and semester language courses.

There are 4 hours a week of class (two 2-hour classes).

Courses last for a total of 60 hours. Each course is equivalent to 6 ECTS credits.

"Professional communication skills in an intercultural context"

This course is aimed at overseas students who have not yet reached the level of proficiency in Spanish required to take a course in professional communication and intercultural strategies taught in Spanish, and its fundamental goal is to improve their understanding of intercultural communication in professional contexts, transmit essential strategies for understanding and acting in intercultural contexts and develop their mediation strategies. Course taught in English.

Course dates

Autumn: September 25 to December 14, 2017

Spring: February 5 to May 8, 2018

Times: Tuesday and Thursday from 13:00 to 15:00

Tuition fee: €425

"Spanish cultures from an intercultural perspective"

This course is aimed at overseas students who have not yet reached the level of proficiency in Spanish required to take a course taught in Spanish, and its fundamental goal is to improve their knowledge of diverse aspects of contemporary Spain, which will help them to understand the complex socio-political and cultural context of “the many Spains” of today, as well as the character of the peoples who inhabit them. Course taught in English.

Course dates

Autumn: September 25 to December 14, 2017

Spring: February 5 to May 8, 2018

Times: Monday and Wednesday from 13:00 to 15:00

Tuition fee: €425

Gender, language and power

This course is aimed at overseas students interested in analysing gender relations in society and discussing the media’s approach to this issue, as well as studying the socio-cultural consequences that such an approach entails. The goal is to endow students with the analytical tools necessary to develop critical thought and reflect on the construction of masculinity and femininity in contemporary media. Minimum level of Spanish required: B1.

Course dates

Autumn: September 25 to December 14, 2017

Times: Monday and Wednesday from 13:00 to 15:00.

Precio: €425

Speaking skills through drama

This course is aimed at enhancing overseas students’ communicative proficiency through drama and acting techniques, with the goal of promoting comprehensive, liberating and integrated expression combining linguistic and non-linguistic mechanisms. Class activities and tasks are combined with other pursuits beyond the classroom such as reading plays and watching them on the screen and at the theatre. Minimum level of Spanish required: B1

Course dates

Autumn: September 25 to December 14, 2017

Times: Tuesday and Thursday from 13:00 to 15:00.

Tuition fee: €425

Business Spanish

This course is aimed at overseas students who want to develop their skills in an area that does not normally form part of language learning. Students will be familiarised with terminology related to economics, business administration, markets and associated topics, thus enabling them to communicate correctly in the target language. Minimum level of Spanish required: A2.

Course dates

Spring: February 5 to May 8, 2018

Times: Monday and Wednesday from 13:00 to 15:00

Tuition fee: €425

Creative writing

The goal of this course is to enhance students’ communicative proficiency through various creative writing tasks and discussion and commentary on literary texts. It is aimed at overseas students seeking to improve their spoken and written expression, develop their creativity and learn about some of the most important authors in contemporary Spanish and Hispano-American literature. Minimum level of Spanish required: B1.

Course dates

Spring: February 5 to May 8, 2018

Times: Tuesday and Thursday from 13:00 to 15:00

Tuition fee: €425

Gastronomic culture

This course is aimed at overseas students who want to improve their language proficiency and intercultural skills through the vehicle of gastronomy and gastronomic culture. The goal is for student to learn about and gain first-hand experience of Spanish cuisine, and more specifically, of cuisine in the province of Alicante. Minimum level of Spanish required: A2.

Course dates

Autumn: September 25 to December 14, 20176

Spring: February 5 to May 8, 2018

Times: Tuesday and Thursday from 18:00 to 20:00

Tuition fee: €490